The seventieth day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to a russian military invasion continues.
Russian enemy does not stop conducting offensive operations in the Eastern Operational Zone in order to establish full control over the territory of Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts and maintain the land corridor with the temporarily occupied Ukrainian Crimea.
In order to destroy Ukraine’s transport infrastructure, russian enemy fired missiles at facilities in Dnipropetrovsk, Kirovohrad, Lviv, Vinnytsia, Kyiv, Zakarpattia, Odesa and Donetsk oblasts.
In the Volyn and Polissya directions, russian enemy did not take active action, no signs of the formation of offensive groups were found.
Certain units of the Armed Forces of the republic of belarus continue to carry out tasks to cover the section of the Ukrainian-Belarusian border in Brest and Gomel regions.
In order to check the readiness to perform the assigned tasks, one missile division of the 465th Missile Brigade of the Armed Forces of the republic of belarus is moving from the point of permanent deployment to the destination area.
In the Siversky direction, no signs of formation of an offensive group by russian enemy were found. As part of strengthening the protection of the russian-Ukrainian border, units of the Armed Forces of the russian federation from the Central Military District have been deployed in the areas of the “Novi Yurkovichi”, “Pohar” and “Lomakovka” checkpoints in the Bryansk region.
In the Slobozhansky direction, russian enemy fired artillery and mortar shells at the city of Kharkiv and the village of Protopopivka. Conducted air reconnaissance in the area of Kutuzivka and Oleksandrivka settlements of Barvinkovsky district of Kharkiv oblast. russian enemy tried to conduct offensive operations in the direction of the settlement of Dovgenke, but was unsuccessful.
In the Donetsk and Tavriya directions, in order to restrain action, the occupiers are shelling units of Ukrainian troops.
In the Lyman direction, russian enemy is advancing in the direction of the village of Shandrygolove, fighting continues. russian enemy strengthened the group of troops and intensified air reconnaissance.
russian occupiers carried out assaults in the area of Popasna, fighting continues.
In Mariupol, the russian occupiers continue to launch air strikes and fire at our positions in the Azovstal area.
In the Zaporizhzhia direction, the enemy carried out assault operations in the direction of the settlement of Orikhiv, without success.
In Horlivka, more than 100 bodies of mobilized servicemen of the 1st Army Corps who died in the Zaporizhzhia oblast were taken to the central morgue.
In the direction of the South Buh, in order to destroy the fortification equipment of our positions, russian enemy used artillery, rocket-propelled grenade launchers, and armament of tanks along the entire line of contact. It intensified hostilities in the area of the settlement of Tomyna Balka.
The situation in the Bessarabian direction remains tense and under the control.
During the previous day, the air defense units of the Air Force and the Land Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine hit seven UAVs and 8 enemy cruise missiles, the data are being clarified.
Twelve enemy attacks have been repulsed in Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts over the past 24 hours, six tanks, five artillery systems (three of them – multiple rocket launchers), fifteen units of armored combat vehicles and nine units of enemy vehicles have been destroyed. The enemy has losses in other areas. The general figures will be announced in a separate summary later.
We believe in the Armed Forces of Ukraine! Let’s win together! Glory to Ukraine!